Headlines Tagged with Lobbying — 7,587 headlines found
Big Tobacco not only created the Tea Party, it has promoted it over decades, pumped millions into marketing it, and pulled it out of its magic hat every time it needed to produce an overnight, spontaneous “grassroots” movement.
May 22, 2013 DeSmogBlog
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Oct 17, 2012 Google Docs
added Apr 29, 2013 13:05
a new industry is blossoming across Oklahoma: Mom-and-pop stores that sell “vapor” products that use a heating element to convert nicotine into an inhalable water vapor. But many of these small businesses fear big tobacco companies are trying to cut the
Apr 22, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 23, 2013 14:05
abusive lawsuits against local governments seeking a quick payday," said Tom Scott, executive director of California Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse ... donors include the tobacco, insurance, oil, drug and auto industries.
Apr 13, 2013 Pasadena (CA) Star-News
added Apr 16, 2013 15:19
The World Health Organization's (WHO) report on electronic cigarette has attracted much criticism, but they are yet to revoke their calls for a ban on e-cigarettes. E Cigarette Reviewed is publicly calling on WHO to provide some credible evidence to suppo
Apr 10, 2013 PR Newswire
added Apr 10, 2013 12:46
“Japan Tobacco can spend millions of pounds on adverts but what their money can’t buy is facts. There are no new revelations here, just the same old tobacco industry up to its same old tricks – an industry which knows it has to recruit new customers to r
Apr 8, 2013 ASH Scotland
added Apr 10, 2013 08:46
[UK] VIDEO: Cigarette Giant JTI's Plain Packaging Advert Banned After Government Policy Claim Found To Be False
An anti-plain packaging campaign advert placed in national newspapers by one of the biggest tobacco giants has been banned after it was found to have made false claims about government policy.
Mar 13, 2013 Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 13, 2013 11:28
Disgraced Ex-Congressman Attacks John Boehner in New Book / Bob Ney, who was imprisoned for his role in the Jack Abramoff scandal, has some scores to settle.
“He was a chain-smoking, relentless wine drinker who was more interested in the high life--golf, women, cigarettes ... his ties with a tobacco company were so tight that lawmakers could get free cigarettes from Boehner’s office
Mar 6, 2013 National Journal
added Mar 6, 2013 07:20
“This is a victory for tobacco lobbyists and the tobacco industry,” said Alex Weintz, Fallin’s communications director. “It’s a defeat for the state of Oklahoma and anyone who cares about improving our health.” As OKNews reports, the debate over SB 36 r
Feb 19, 2013 Think Progress (blog)
added Feb 19, 2013 19:14
Even if tobacco never existed, the Tea Party would still be against red tape. ... Will Professor Glantz be writing a paper about these facts? Will he be declaring, in a press release, that both Al Gore and the WWF have “longstanding ties to tobacco compa
Feb 11, 2013 Mens News Daily
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